Sunday, March 12, 2006

Pizza Parlor Madness: Southern

Nickname: Jaguars
Colors: Columbia Blue and Gold
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Enrollment: 9,000
Conference: Southwest Athletic Conference (SWAC)
Distinguished Alumni: Football Player Mel Blount, Baseball Player Lou Brock, ‘American Idol’ Judge Randy Jackson

Head Coach: Rob Spivery
Record (Conference Record): 20-12 (15-3)
Advanced by: Beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 57-44 to win SWAC Tournament
RPI: 135
SOS: 247
Best Performance: Beat Louisiana Tech 63-47 (Home)
Best Player: G Chris Alexander
No. of Seniors: 5
NCAA Tournament Appearances (in four years): 7 (1)
Likely Seed: 15

Better known for its marching band’s performance in the annual Bayou Classic against Grambling than anything its done on the basketball court the Jaguars have thirty point losses to Texas, Texas A&M and LSU. They will need a huge performance out of Alexander if they are to even be competitive against a top two seed.

Southern Guard Chris Alexander on a worse day than yesterday


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